Opinion

The Injustice Against El-Zakzaky and the Shiites, By Abdulaziz Abdulaziz

The most painful thing for me is the culture of silence around this. Yes, Shiites are in the minority and the most unpopular of Muslim populations in northern Nigeria. But is that enough reason for them to be hunted down in this manner? Does anybody think this is okay and…
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Opinion

Bala Usman On Communal Conflicts In Nigeria (1), By Eric Teniola

Having eliminated their neighbours, they often find that it becomes much more difficult to keep their body and soul together. For, where families have lived as neighbours for years, even if not for generations, the elimination of the rnembers of one family by members of the other, in these violence…
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Opinion

Slaughtering Animal for the New Born Baby (Al-Aqiqah) In Islam, By Murtadha Gusau

Monday, January 15, 2018 In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful All praise is due to Allah, Lord of the worlds. May the peace, blessings and salutations of Allah be upon our Noble Messenger, Muhammad, and upon his family, his Companions and his true followers. Brothers and Sisters!…
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Opinion

Still On Murderous Fulani Kidnappers, By Yushau A. Shuaib

How come Fulani people have now taken over the job of kidnapping, which prior to the arrival of President Buhari’s administration, was common with militants in the Niger Delta and occasionally armed robbers in the South-East and South-West? What influenced the Fulanis to take to the kidnapping profession? What happened…
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Opinion

Fix Your “Shithole”: President Trump Challenges Buhari, By Akin Fadeyi

...Mr. President, Nigerians who are hailing the toxic “shithole” rapper, Donald Trump, are aware Mr. Trump is not their friend. They know Trump is pushing a supremacist agenda, and he is pushing it through hate-filed gangsterism. But they are only expressing frustrations from their dissatisfaction with past administrations’ non-performance and…
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Columns

Are We Really A Shithole Country?, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

But we must never ignore the message. Never. And the hidden message in Trump's vitriol is that Africans will continue finding themselves at the wrong end of outbursts like this until we're serious about catching up with the rest of the world by building countries where personal and professional fulfillment…
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Article of Faith

Christians: Watch Out for the First Fruits Scam!, By Femi Aribisala

419 pastors are already salivating, waiting to rob you of your entire January salary. Jesus says: “Is it not written: ‘My house will be called a house of prayer for all nations’? But you have made it ‘a den of robbers.’” (Mark 11:17). This statement was true in the time…
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